Branch v. Smith

After the 2000 census caused Mississippi to lose one congressional seat, the State legislature failed to pass a new... Continued

Overton v. Bazzetta

In 1995, after the Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) banned visits to inmates by little brothers and sisters... Continued

Smith v. Doe

Under the Alaska Sex Offender Registration Act, any sex offender or child kidnaper incarcerated in Alaska must... Continued

Lawrence v. Texas

Responding to a reported weapons disturbance in a private residence, Houston police entered John Lawrence's apartment... Continued

Woodford v. Garceau

In Lindh v. Murphy, 521 U.S. 320, the U.S. Supreme Court held that amendments to the criminal code made by the... Continued

Georgia v. Ashcroft

Following the 2000 Census, the Democratic-controlled Georgia legislature passed a redistricting plan that was backed... Continued

Wiggins v. Smith

Kevin Wiggins was convicted and sentenced to death for a 1988 murder. He appealed, claiming that his attorney's... Continued